The Very First City Ever Established in Human History Recorded

The Very First City Ever Established in Human History Recorded It is the oldest city in ancient Mesopotamia. It was located in the southern region of Sumeria (now Warka, Iraq) to the northeast of the Euphrates River. Uruk was an ancient city of Sumer and Babylon at one time. The ruins of what once used …

12,000-year-old massive underground tunnels are real and stretch from Scotland to Turkey

12,000-year-old massive underground tunnels are real and stretch from Scotland to Turkey Is it possible that ancient cultures were interconnected thousands of years ago? According to thousands of underground tunnels that stretch from North Scotland towards the Mediterranean the answer is a big yes. While the reason behind these sophisticated tunnels remains a mystery, many …

Divers find temples and treasure in Egypt’s ancient city of Heracleion

Divers find temples and treasure in Egypt’s ancient city of Heracleion A trove of artefacts, including the remains of a temple, gold jewellery, coins and the missing piece of a ceremonial ship, has been found by divers swimming through Heracleion, an ancient Egyptian city now underwater. Heracleion — named after the legendary Hercules, who ancient …

Archaeologists discover an underground pyramid in Bolivia

Archaeologists discover an underground pyramid in Bolivia The government of Bolivia announced it will start exploratory excavations this year at the ancient fortress of Tiahuanaco after a buried pyramid was detected. Ludwing Cayo, director of the Tiahuanaco Archeological Research Center, told Efe that the formation is located in the area of Kantatallita, east of the …

Scottish Farmer Discovers 5,000-Year-Old Lost City

Scottish Farmer Discovers 5,000-Year-Old Lost City Scotland is full of vivid, complex history, as is the case for other European compatriots. And no, it’s not all the violent headlines that Braveheart sees — though there is a great deal of war in the country’s rearview mirror. Nonetheless, not so long ago, a farmer discovered something …

Strange moments in Edinburgh’s history: The mystery of the miniature coffins found at Arthur’s Seat

Strange moments in Edinburgh’s history: The mystery of the miniature coffins found at Arthur’s Seat It was a group of boys out hunting for rabbits who found the coffins one summer’s day in 1836. They were roaming a rocky peak known as Arthur’s Seat that overlooks Edinburgh, Scotland, when their attention was caught by a small cave, …

7,000-Year-Old Native American ‘Bog Burial’ Found Off the Coast of Florida

7,000-Year-Old Native American ‘Bog Burial’ Found Off the Coast of Florida The 167 bodies discovered in a pond in Windover, Florida started to stir up excitement in the archaeological world only after the bones were declared very old, and not the product of mass murder. Researchers from Florida State University came to the site, believing …

This Astronomical Clock is 6 centuries old and still ticks in Prague

This Astronomical Clock is 6 centuries old and still ticks in Prague One of the most compelling landmarks in the Czech Republic is the Astronomical Clock in Prague. Legend dates the clock back to the 15th century when Hanus, a clock master with plenty of experience, was chosen to make a device that not only …

Archaeology breakthrough: Researchers unearthed ancient homes at German ‘Stonehenge’

Archaeology breakthrough: Researchers unearthed ancient homes at German ‘Stonehenge’ The Bronze Age site lies 85 miles away from Germany’s capital in the village of Pömmelte, and since its restoration in 2016 has become a key tourist attraction. It is known for its wooden ringed structure, which researchers believe has ties to Wiltshire’s iconic Stonehenge site, and have …

One of the Largest Pyramids on Earth is Hidden Beneath the Forest

One of the Largest Pyramids on Earth is Hidden Beneath the Forest A group of explorers set on solving the mystery of a long lost pyramid hidden deep in the Guatemala jungle rumoured to be larger than the Great Pyramid of Giza, received the treat of their lives. El Mirador is a pre-Columbian Mayan settlement, located …